Late last week Obsidian Entertainment announced a new RPG project and a Kickstarter campaign to fund its development. In only a few days the new RPG managed to rake in $1.5 million in funding from 37,482 backers with 29 more days to go. They have also passed one stretch goal ($1.4 million) that adds one new playable race, class and companion. Obsidian has a bunch of ideas for further stretch goals on the Kickstarter page. In addition Obsidian announced that they are "looking into" making the game DRM-free.
The game is being developed by legendary game designers Chris Avellone, Tim Cain, and Josh Sawyer, who have worked on such RPG hits as Baldur’s Gate, Icewind Dale, and Planescape: Torment. Project Eternity hopes to recapture the magic of some of those classic RPGs that fans love and adds some new gameplay layers and decent writing to make the game a huge success.
You can learn more about the game and contribute on its Kickstarter page.